obstruent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin obstruens

Adjective[edit]

obstruent ‎(comparative more obstruent, superlative most obstruent)

  1. Causing obstruction; blocking up; hindering.
    an obstruent medicine

Noun[edit]

obstruent ‎(plural obstruents)

  1. (phonetics) a consonant sound formed by obstructing the airway, causing turbulence; the generic term of plosive, fricative and affricate

Translations[edit]


French[edit]

Verb[edit]

obstruent

  1. third-person plural present indicative of obstruer
  2. third-person plural present subjunctive of obstruer

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

obstruent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of obstruō